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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics - Business - A.S. (TTP)


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The Department of Economics, Geography, History and Political Science  is focused on developing in students an understanding of the present that is informed by an awareness of the past as well as the complex and interdependent relationships between cultures and societies.  The Associate of Arts in Economics is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in the field of economics, finance, or banking.

Transfer Options:
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses, except for the universities noted below under the "Area of Emphasis Requirements" section. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature) Credits: (9) 
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (4)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


Career Median Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Financial Analyst $70,000 $124,000
Accountant $57,700 $97,400
Marketing Analyst $49,700 $92,300

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (4)

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